When I was pregnant with my second child, my husband and I took a cruise to the Bahamas. One of the stops along the way was in Key West, Florida. It was there I had my first Key Lime Pie. Crazy that it took me so long, huh?
Believe it or not, I am not typically a pie person. You may have gathered that based on my slim selection of pies on this blog. That being said, you know when I post a pie recipe, it has to be a good one! The key lime flavor of this pie is amazing! And the Nilla Wafer crust complements this pie perfectly. If you are looking for a refreshing dessert for your next gathering, give this recipe a try! It screams summer!
- 1 can sweetened condensed milk
- ½ cup key lime juice
- 8 oz. of whipped heavy cream sweetened with 2 T. sugar, you can also sub out cool whip if desired
- 1½ cup Nilla Wafer crumbs
- 5 Tablespoons butter, melted
- Combine Nilla Wafer crumbs and melted butter and press into a 9" round baking dish and bake for 350 degrees for 12 minutes.
- Let cool completely.
- In a medium bowl, add lime juice with condensed milk and beat until thick. Fold in whipped cream. Pour mixture into prepared cool pie crust.
- Refrigerate for at least an hour and until ready to serve.